TOUR 2: Pearls of the Northern Cape

This unique tour program offers only the very best of the Northern Cape Province. On this tour you will be visiting some of the most outstanding highlights like the Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park, formerly known as the Kalahari Gemsbok Park, where you will have the breathtaking experience of viewing big cats like cheetah, leopard and the famous black-maned Kalahari lion in its natural habitat. A second highlight will be a visit to the Mokala National Park near Kimberley where you will see black and white rhinoceros, Cape buffalo, roan antelope and tsesebe, all which are not to be found in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park.

The third unique highlight on this tour is a visit to the Witsand Nature Reserve with its widely known roaring sand dunes. Visiting South Africa's biggest waterfalls, the Augrabies Falls, also forms a part of this exploration tour program. In Kimberley you will see the famous historic 'Big Hole', well known for diamond mining during the previous century.

Tour Program

Day 1: PLEASE NOTE, If you could arrive in Upington until 13:00 LATEST we could start with the tour immediately on the same day, without overnight firstly in Upington!
Leaving Upington and we travel up to the "Kgalagadi Lodge", just 5 km. before the entrance gate of the "Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park".
Overnight stay:         Chalet Kgalagadi Lodge
NO meals included:     there is a Restaurant available.

Day 2+3: We spend both day in South Africa's second biggest National Park as day visitor. You will find game such as Oryx, springbok, blue wildebeest and red hartebeest, which are seen very often. The Park is well-known for good sightings of the famous black-manned Kalahari lions and cheetahs and is a bird watcher's paradise with more than 20 larger raptor species.
Overnight stay:         Chalet Kgalagadi Lodge
NO meals included:     there is a Restaurant available.

Day 4: Driving via Upington we continue further to Augrabies Falls National Park. Paying a visit to the Augrabies Falls, which is the sixth largest waterfall in the world when South Africa's largest river, the Orange River, is in flood, are next on the list. Sightseeing and a game drive to awesome viewpoints like Ararat and Oranjekom on the Orange River Gorge, adds to the adventure. Giraffe, springbok, eland and klipspringer can be seen, while fish eagles and black eagles are common residents.
Overnight stay:         double room Augrabies Falls Lodge
NO meals included:     There is a Restaurant available.

Day 5: After breakfast we take yet another scenic route via Upington further to Witsand Nature Reserve. Here we find flowing white dunes - twenty to sixty metres high - surrounded by copper-red Kalahari sand. This is the home of the famous roaring sands of the Kalahari. You are more than welcome to climb to the top of a dune. You will be rewarded with a magnificent view over the surrounding beautiful landscape.
Overnight stay:         Chalet Witsand Nature Reserve
Meals:             Dinner ONLY

Day 6: Today we drive to the capitol of the Northern Cape Province, Kimberley. You go on a sightseeing tour of Kimberley's world famous symbol, the 'Big Hole'. Expect a lot of interesting information around the 'Girl's best friend', diamonds! After sight-seeing we drive from Kimberley to the Mokala National Park, where we'll spend our last 2 nights.
Overnight stay:         Chalet in Mokala National Park
Meals:             Breakfast and Dinner

Day 7: From our base camp we undertake various safari drives through the park where we will come face to face with the impressive black and white rhinos, the grim Cape buffalo, the rare roan antelope and tsessebe. This is a unique experience where you will have the opportunity to view another two of the 'big five' in their natural habitat. It doesn't matter where we overnight, on both overnight options, with a bit of luck, the same species of game can be observed.
Overnight stay:         Chalet in Mokala National Park
Meals:             Breakfast and Diner

Day 8: After breakfast we take you to the Kimberley airport.
 
Participants: minimum 2 people
For detailed information and valid price list please contact us.

 

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION

Since 1 June 2017 a NEW Tourist Tax of US$ 30 per Person is payable by ALL Visitor's from oversee visit Botswana. This tax can be paid by Credit Card on ANY Botswana Border post, and is NOT INCLUDED in the indicated Tour price!